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Month: November 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Kmailrc File Type.

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 2011 21:26:24 -0800 (PST)
> As far as I can tell, if a file
> contains a password (obfuscated) Konqueror
> doesn't recognize the file type.  For example, on my
> system (Slackware
> 12.2 with KDE 3.5.10) Konqueror fails to recognize both
> kmailrc and
> kopeterc.  If I make a copy of kmailrc and remove the
> password lines,
> then Konqueror recognizes the file as plain text.

Ah. As Inspector Clouseau would say, "A clue!"

Is this behavior necessary? Desired? The user's home profile directory usually is 700 permissions. Sure, if I walk away somembody could open such files but the passwords are not clear text.